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Inter-operator variability in the sensitivity of sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma

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Introduction and aims: Plastic surgery trainees, in some circumstances, can progress to consultant level having performed only 15 generic lymph node surgeries, with no mention specifically of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) on the training log. The majority of SLNBs carried out for melanoma at our centre since 1999 have been performed by eight surgeons, six of whom had been formally trained and mentored in our unit or previously completed skin cancer fellowships. Two surgeons started perfor...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.bjps.2018.07.034

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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National Institute for Health Research
Funding agency for:
Rodrigues, J
Grant:
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
71
Issue:
12
Pages:
1816-1834
Publication date:
2018-08-07
Acceptance date:
2018-07-29
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EISSN:
1878-0539
ISSN:
1748-6815
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pubs:909147
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uuid:61828658-e743-414e-a63f-cf8d7cc567ce
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pubs:909147
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909147
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2018-08-20

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